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Mattel Crafts Some Croft With the Tomb Raider Barbie Doll Mattel Crafts Some Croft With the Tomb Raider Barbie Doll
- February 21, 2018

If you did not know already, gaming technology was limited back in the '90s because they were not able to make rounded objects look smooth. What's more, the post called the upcoming game Lara Croft's "defining adventure", which can only mean Square Enix has big plans for the title. (more...)
Why we stopped Orengo, Wanjigi from travelling - Immigration Why we stopped Orengo, Wanjigi from travelling - Immigration
- February 21, 2018

High Court on Monday, February 19, reversed government's decision to suspend passports of several National Super Alliance (NASA) coalition leaders and officials. There is growing concern that the government is ignoring civil liberties in response to the mock inauguration of Mr Odinga. High court judge John Mativo had earlier today issued conservatory orders restraining the state from interfering with the leaders travelling documents and movements in and out of the country until the case is ... (more...)
President Trump just directed the Justice Department to ban bump stocks President Trump just directed the Justice Department to ban bump stocks
- February 21, 2018

Trump's order comes a week after a teenager opened fire at a school in Florida, killing 17 people. On Saturday, Trump pointed the finger at Democrats who didn't pass gun control legislation when they had control of Congress and the presidency, claiming "they didn't want to". (more...)
Oxfam probing 26 new cases of sexual misconduct Oxfam probing 26 new cases of sexual misconduct
- February 21, 2018

The charity formally also apologized to Haiti on Monday, February 19, over the scandal and for failing to report the matter adequately. Chief executive Mark Goldring told a parliamentary committee in London that the cases varied in their seriousness, while 16 related to its global operation. (more...)
Amit Shah gives communal colour to incident involving Mohammed Haris Nalapad Amit Shah gives communal colour to incident involving Mohammed Haris Nalapad
- February 21, 2018

Mohammed Haris surrendered to the police yesterday after a stern warning from Mr Siddaramaiah and was produced before a city court that sent him to police custody for two days. There is nothing wrong in seeking accounts from the government and BJP is always accountable to people, Mr Shah said. "We have come to take tough decisions that are for good of the people and in this manner we will change the situation of the country". (more...)
BC to eliminate Medical Services Plan fees on January 1, 2020 BC to eliminate Medical Services Plan fees on January 1, 2020
- February 21, 2018

Premier John Horgan faces formidable demands after taking power in a fiercely contested election last July. "We support these first steps, however, our view is that they're not really as bold as we need to actually deal with the crisis before us", he said. (more...)
On cam: Congressman threatens to set BBMP office on fire On cam: Congressman threatens to set BBMP office on fire
- February 21, 2018

The incident comes as an embarrassment for the ruling Congress in Karnataka as days ago, news of MLA N A Haris' son Mohamman Nalapad allegedly assaulting a youth at a Bengaluru restaurant had surfaced. Narayanaswamy apparently threatened officer Rayappa and asked him to not lodge a formal police complaint against him. While Rayappa said he couldn't do so as the matter was in court, Narayanaswamy allegedly insisted that he make the khata illegally. (more...)
Get Back Nirav While Returning From Abroad, Rahul Gandhi Tells PM Modi Get Back Nirav While Returning From Abroad, Rahul Gandhi Tells PM Modi
- February 21, 2018

Meanwhile, on Tuesday, on his second visit to the poll-bound state, the Congress president hit out at the BJP-led central government, alleging that it "actively" participated in corruption by allowing bank-loan defaulters Vijay Mallya and Nirav Modi to escape the country. (more...)
Full presidential memorandum on bump fire stocks Full presidential memorandum on bump fire stocks
- February 21, 2018

Bump stocks were found among the weapons used in the Las Vegas shooting that killed 58 people October 1. His announcement comes amid high pressure after a school shooting in Florida left 17 people, most children, dead last week. "We must do more to protect our children", he said. Mr Trump says he has signed a memorandum directing the Justice Department to propose the regulations. (more...)
Israeli Schools Drill for Missile Attack Amid Threats From Iran Israeli Schools Drill for Missile Attack Amid Threats From Iran
- February 21, 2018

It's yours. "It's yours. You can take back with you as a message to the tyrants of Tehran: Do not test Israel's resolve", the prime minister announced at the Munich Security Conference. Tensions between Iran and Israel have risen since an Iranian dron entered the Israeli airspace eight days ago. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday warned that Israel could act against Iran . (more...)
Cape Town pushes back 'Day Zero' to July 9 in water crisis Cape Town pushes back 'Day Zero' to July 9 in water crisis
- February 21, 2018

Previously, Day Zero had been moved back from early April to June 4. In addition to the hackathon, the two-day event will consist of a variety of activities, all with a focus on creating awareness and the sharing of ideas to provide solutions to the current water stresses facing Cape Town, immediately, and into the future. (more...)
Iran TV airs images of site of airplane crash that killed 65 Iran TV airs images of site of airplane crash that killed 65
- February 21, 2018

Ramezan Sharif, spokesman of Iran's Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC), also said the IRGC helicopters found the wreckage on Tuesday morning. "After a long wait to locate the plane, families will have to endure further delays until the bodies of their loved ones are returned as helicopters are unable to land in the hostile terrain and the work will have to be carried out on foot, and emergency service official said". (more...)
Pro-government forces hit Syria's Ghouta with rockets, air raids Pro-government forces hit Syria's Ghouta with rockets, air raids
- February 21, 2018

The Syrian government and its ally Russian Federation, which has backed Assad with air power since 2015, say they do not target civilians. McDonald said more than 100 children in Eastern Ghouta need evacuation for life-saving medical treatment that is not available for conditions including cancer and kidney disease. (more...)
Iran: Sufi Protests in Tehran Turn Violent Iran: Sufi Protests in Tehran Turn Violent
- February 21, 2018

Nour Ali Tabandeh was their "red line" and they would not tolerate any trespassing. According to Fars News Agency , "an angry dervish bus driver ran over a group of policemen and created a carnage". A U.N. Special Rapporteur on Human Rights in Iran past year expressed concerns over the targeting of Sufi followers, saying they "continue to face arbitrary arrest, harassment, and detention and are often accused of national security crimes". (more...)
Luiten all smiles after victory in Oman Luiten all smiles after victory in Oman
- February 21, 2018

On the back nine, he made three birdies, including a key one on the 16th, where he made a 30-foot putt. No Dutch player has ever played in the Ryder Cup. "Down the stretch I hit some nice shots, I made some nice putts and it was a nice battle with my friend Woody". Wood, meanwhile, was philosophical after signing for a 69 that saw him come up short in his quest to add a fourth European Tour title to his collection and a first since the 2016 BMW PGA Championship. (more...)
Trump criticises FBI over handling of Florida school shooting suspect tip Trump criticises FBI over handling of Florida school shooting suspect tip
- February 21, 2018

Trump's visit comes two days after accused gunman Nikolas Cruz, who police said confessed, fatally shot 17 people - mostly teenagers - at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Wednesday. "People must have confidence in the follow-through from law enforcement", he said, calling for Wray to step down. On Friday afternoon, the Justice Department was also critical of the FBI's handling of the tip. (more...)
Pakistan gets reprieve on FATF watchlist, says Asif Pakistan gets reprieve on FATF watchlist, says Asif
- February 21, 2018

A USA motion to put Pakistan on a terrorist financing watch list has been deferred for three months, Pakistani officials said. FATF member states have been meeting this week in Paris , where it was expected that they would decide on a U.S. (more...)
Myanmar: 6000 Rohingya refugees to return Myanmar: 6000 Rohingya refugees to return
- February 21, 2018

Khan said Bangladesh expressed its desire for safe and secure conditions and a proper infrastructure for the refugees' return. Hundreds of Rohingya were reportedly killed in the violence, and many houses and villages burned to the ground. (more...)
Pakistan's name in watchlist to be counterproductive for war on terror: Ahsan Pakistan's name in watchlist to be counterproductive for war on terror: Ahsan
- February 21, 2018

If adopted, the resolution would place Pakistan on the FATF grey-list of "jurisdictions with deficient anti-money laundering regimes". The grey listing happens because the commitment given by Pakistan on action it was supposed to take (against terrorism) has not happened. (more...)
FBI Admits To Not Following Protocols After Tip On Florida School Shooter FBI Admits To Not Following Protocols After Tip On Florida School Shooter
- February 21, 2018

Cruz was being held without bail at the Broward County Jail on 17 counts of first-degree murder. At funerals and in the streets of Parkland , Florida , a suburb on the edge of the Everglades, anger has bubbled over at the senselessness of the attack and at the widespread availability of guns. (more...)
Boko Haram attacks another girls school in northeast Nigeria Boko Haram attacks another girls school in northeast Nigeria
- February 21, 2018

On whether the students were abducted, he said: "We can not say, because the insurgents went into the students' hostel, and many of these students scaled the fence and escaped into the bushes". "Most of them were convicted for professing to belong to the terrorist group, (or) concealing information about the group which they knew or believe to be of material assistance that could lead to the arrest, prosecution or conviction of Boko Haram members", the justice ministry said in a statement. (more...)
Lindsey Vonn's last Olympics hope: a 'medical miracle' Lindsey Vonn's last Olympics hope: a 'medical miracle'
- February 21, 2018

Vonn will put that knee to the test again in the women's downhill event that will be featured in NBC's prime-time coverage in Pyeongchang Tuesday night. She finished eighth in Turin 2006, she missed the 2014 Olympics after injuring her knee six weeks before the event, she raced the Vancouver 2010 downhill event - and won - with a bruised shin, and in the Super-G event in Pyeongchang, she finished sixth after almost falling in one of the last turns. (more...)
Flood warning advised for Red Cedar River, EL area Flood warning advised for Red Cedar River, EL area
- February 21, 2018

Freezing rain and ice are predicted in much of Northwest Arkansas starting Tuesday night, the National Weather Service said. Flash and river flooding are of concern, though river rise is less of a concern in the more drought-stricken areas, the weather service said. (more...)
Thousands turn out for Zimbabwe opposition leader Tsvangirai's funeral Thousands turn out for Zimbabwe opposition leader Tsvangirai's funeral
- February 21, 2018

Raila Odinga of the Orange Democratic of Kenya said both Kenya and Zimbabwe had suffered a huge loss with the passing of Tsvangirai. Kenyan Opposition leader Ralia Odinga, left, speaks to Zimbabwean Movement for Democtratic Change acting President, Nelson Chamisa during the burial ceremony of Morgan Tsvangirai in Buhera, Zimbabwe about 200 kilometres south east of Harare, Tuesday, Feb, 20, 2018. (more...)
Candidate killing proof of lawlessness in Meghalaya: Rajnath Singh Candidate killing proof of lawlessness in Meghalaya: Rajnath Singh
- February 21, 2018

Besides Sangma, who was contesting from Williamnagar, one of his security guards and two supporters died on the spot, when his convoy was ambushed by unidentified assailants at Sawilgre village, 14 km from Samanda block headquarters. Preliminary reports suggest that an IED was used in the attack but detailed reports are still awaited, Kumar said. During the 2013 assembly elections also, Jonathone had received death threats and was provided extra security based on the threat perception. (more...)
Maharashtra aims at $1 trillion economy by 2025: CM Devendra Fadnavis Maharashtra aims at $1 trillion economy by 2025: CM Devendra Fadnavis
- February 21, 2018

The exhibition centre will showcase automobiles/auto components, defence, food processing, IT/ITES, electronics, heavy engineering, pharmaceuticals and other sectors where scope is available in the state with opportunities in Mumbai , Pune, Aurangabad, Nashik and Nagpur. (more...)
Don't lie about land expropriation - Malema tells Ramaphosa Don't lie about land expropriation - Malema tells Ramaphosa
- February 21, 2018

There is still major uncertainty about who owns what land. It's proposed that this include a State-Owned Company Coordinating Council to provide high-level strategic direction which Ramaphosa will chair. The President said if there is a cabinet reshuffle, it won't be done at the behest of the opposition. United Democratic Movement leader Bantu Holomisa lauded Ramaphosa's speech, saying it "restored hope and put South Africa on the right track for the restoration of our dignity". (more...)
Federal Bureau of Investigation joins search for missing 5-year-old boy Federal Bureau of Investigation joins search for missing 5-year-old boy
- February 21, 2018

Authorities across Kansas are on the lookout for a missing Wichita boy, and they are asking for your help in the case as well. "Those tips are invaluable", Davidson says. A teacher with Beech Elementary School in Wichita posted on Facebook that Lucas is one of her students, and school district spokeswoman Susan Arensman confirmed that the boy is enrolled at the school. (more...)
Facebook to verify ads with postcards after Russian meddling Facebook to verify ads with postcards after Russian meddling
- February 21, 2018

McLaughlin, whom Trump employed as a pollster during the 2016 election and has a history of making incorrect predictions, published poll results for a Generic Ballot on February 12 through company McLaughlin & Associates. Or this: The feds and their spy allies not only know about the official work these influence-mongers were doing at the office, they also intercepted personal emails like this one from Irina Kaverzina, around September 13, 2017: "We've had a slight crisis here at ... (more...)
I am a Muslim, will remain one, says Hadiya I am a Muslim, will remain one, says Hadiya
- February 21, 2018

I most humbly pray that this Court may be pleased to allow us to live together as husband and wife. Hadiya, who was born to a Hindu couple in Kerala, converted to Islam and married Jahan but her marriage was annulled by Kerala High Court in May a year ago. (more...)

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